Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

Aum Tea knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. Aum Tea is dedicated to ensuring the privacy of our customers and have implemented stringent security measures and procedures, so you can rest assured that any details you submit online remain secure. This notice describes our privacy policy.

Aum Tea is bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act. By visiting Aum Tea you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Aum Tea may, from time to time, review and update this privacy policy to take account of new laws and technology and changes to Aum Tea’s operations. Please visit this page periodically, to check for updates.

What kind of personal information Aum Tea collects and how it is collected?

Personal information you provide.

We store the personal information you enter on the Website or give to Aum Tea in other ways. We obtain most personal information through the Aum Tea account registration process and updates to account details. You may provide information when you request or acquire a product or service from Aum Tea or its related bodies corporate, provide a product or service to Aum Tea, complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition, participate in forums or when you communicate with Aum Tea in person, by email, telephone or in writing (for example if you contact customer service or provide feedback).

The personal information that we collect on individuals may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact details (including email, home address and billing address), payment details and other personal information we collect in the course of a transaction or that you provide to us when you contact us.

Automatic collection.


We may use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign your computer a 'User ID'. Cookies contain information by which Aum Tea can identify your computer to our servers. You may configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is downloaded or so that your browser does not accept cookies. Aum Tea may use information contained in cookies to make assumptions about the user of the computer and to provide users of that computer with focused advertising that Aum Tea believes may be of interest, based on that information. In some cases a web page might contain more than one cookie, the information gathered from these different cookies are used to build statistical and demographical information which does not identify you personally to advertisers and other third parties for marketing, promotional purposes.

To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet browser. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of Aum Tea’s coolest features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Indirect collection.

Aum Tea endeavours to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances Aum Tea may obtain personal information from a third party.

Aum Tea may use information it collects from you for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection.

How Aum Tea uses the information you provide.

Aum Tea may use information it collects from you for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection. Aum Tea generally uses personal information to:
  • Provide you with products or services you have requested.
  • Personalise and customise your experiences on Aum Tea, including saving shopping cart information.
  • Help Aum Tea manage and enhance its services.
  • Communicate with you.
  • Provide you with ongoing information about opportunities on Aum Tea in which Aum Tea believes you may be interested.
  • Give you the opportunity from time to time to receive email and 'e-newsletters' from AumTea.
  • In most cases where Aum Tea asks you to provide information about yourself, if you do not provide Aum Tea with that information, Aum Tea will not be able to provide you with the requested product or service.

Does Aum Tea share the information it receives about me?

Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others.

Aum Tea may disclose personal information to other companies in the Aum Tea Group. Where such disclosure is made, the Aum Tea company may only use the personal information as set out above.

Aum Tea may also provide your information to:
third parties engaged by Aum Tea to perform functions on its behalf, such as processing credit card information, order fulfilment, mailouts, shipping, debt collection, marketing, research and advertising; and third parties authorised by you to receive information held by AumTea.

How Secure Is Information About Me?
Aum Tea manages personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Privacy Act 1988.

Aum Tea protects the personal information Aum Tea holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by various means including firewalls, password access, secure servers and encryption of credit card transactions. Aum Tea uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

Making a privacy complaint.

If you believe that Aum Tea has breached the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988, you may contact Aum Tea in writing at the address details provided in this privacy policy. Aum Tea will investigate your complaint and endeavour to respond to you within a reasonable time after your complaint is received. If you are not satisfied with Aum Tea’s handling of your complaint, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, contact details of which can be found at

Updating personal information.

Aum Tea endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You can update your Aum Tea account information via the Tea Society Log In section on our Website or by writing to Aum Tea at the contact address detailed in this privacy policy.

Seeking access to the personal information Aum Tea holds about you.

You have the right to seek access the personal information held about you and to advise AumTea of any inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Privacy Act 1988. If you make an access request, Aum Tea will ask you to verify your identity and specify what information you require. Aum Tea may charge a fee to cover the costs of meeting your request.

Account information.

AumTea Tea Society Account Holders can access the account information AumTea holds about them at any time via the Members Log In section on our Website.

How to contact AumTea.

If you have enquiries or wish to provide feedback about this policy, please contact the Privacy Officer at AumTea via the contact form.